Saul David Alinsky was an American community activist and political theorist. His work through the Chicago-based Industrial Areas Foundation helping poor communities organize to press demands upon landlords, politicians, bankers and business leaders won him national recognition and notoriety. Responding to the impatience of a New Left generation of activists in the 1960s, in his widely cited Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer Alinsky defended the arts... Read More
|Born||Saul David Alinsky
January 30, 1909
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||June 12, 1972 (aged 63)
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Community organizer, writer, political activist|